Foreshadow Attacks — 3 New Intel CPU Side-Channel Flaws Discovered

By [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal) 2018 has been quite a tough year for Intel.

While the chip-maker giant is still dealing with Meltdown and Spectre processor vulnerabilities, yet another major speculative execution flaw has been revealed in Intel’s Core and Xeon lines of processors that may leave users vulnerable to cyber-attacks.

Dubbed Foreshadow, alternatively called L1 Terminal Fault or L1TF, the new attacks include

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